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Often NegativePlay
Sour in taste often implies something is too acidic or maybe spoiled, suggesting a bad experience. SlideThe soup has a sour flavor; I can't eat it.
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Metaphorical UsePlay
Sometimes 'sour' is used metaphorically to describe an experience that left a bad impression. SlideLosing the game left a sour taste in his mouth.
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Sour flavors range from slightly tart to intensely acidic; context helps clarify. SlideLimes are sour, but they're great in small amounts.